Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

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20097 Hamburg

Tel: +49 (0)40 210 35-0
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The USB-eLicenser is a copy protection device which is required by many Steinberg products. With the full versions and many upgrades of the Cubase, Nuendo and WaveLab host applications, the USB-eLicenser is usually included in the product package. For Steinberg VST instruments, the USB-eLicenser is not included and must be purchased separately, unless you already own one. Please check for the "Additional USB-eLicenser required" note after you have selected your product for purchase.

Steinberg MP3 Upgrade Patch

The MP3 Update Patch for Cubase Artist 6 / 6.5 / 7, Cubase Elements 6 / 7, Cubase Studio 4 or higher, Cubase Essential 4 or higher, Cubase AI/LE 4 or higher, Sequel 2 or higher, Sequel LE and WaveLab Elements 7 or higher utilizes the Fraunhofer MP3 codec for highest audio quality.

Permanent licences for trials

Many current Steinberg products come with additional customized content, including exclusive trial versions of other renowned Steinberg products. All trial versions offer complete functionality without restrictions and may be used for a limited time period. When the trial period is over or at any other time, buy a permanent license for your product here.

Alan Parsons: The Art & Science of Sound Recording

The Art & Science Of Sound Recording is a groundbreaking video tutorial series on music production, presented by multi-platinum producer Alan Parsons. More than 10 hours of original footage filmed in HD make this the most powerful instructional series ever created for music production.